Design Drives Our Passion For Antique Sterling Silver And Antique Jewelry
Pair of sterling silver salt and pepper shakers. Made by Black, Starr & Frost in New York, ca. 1920. Each: globular body with cylindrical neck, molded foot ring, and dome cover. Allover floral repousse on honeycomb ground. Collar at neck base is plain as is cover, which is also pierced and threaded. Hallmarked. Excellent condition.
Dimensions: H 4 ¼ x D 2 ¼ in. Total weight: 4 troy ounces. BI807$500
German 800 silver spice box in form of medieval countryman, ca. 1890. A stooped figure in robes and pattens holds a dead fowl by the legs. He carries on his back a wicker basket holding 3 live birds, oblivious of their fate. Naturalistic details include the weather beaten face and bare toes emerging from the rudimentary footwear. The austerity of the subject’s life contrasts with the richness of the silver. Mounted to domed base. Detachable head. Hallmarked. Excellent condition.... Click for details$4,500
Bud vase in 900 silver. Made by Wang Hing in Hong Kong, ca. 1890. Narrow cone with scalloped rim. Entwined with applied blossoming branches and perched birds. Rests on raised foot. A great piece by a historic Chinese maker. Hallmarked. Excellent condition with good weight and nice patina.
Dimensions: H 7 ½ x D 2 ½ in. Weight: 6 troy ounces. BI830$2,000
Sterling silver cereal bowl with Mother Goose motif. Made by Kerr in Newark, ca. 1900. Straight sides, stepped foot, and molded rim. Acid-etched frames based on Mother Goose, including Red Riding Hood, Puss ‘n Boots, and Three Bears. Vacant cartouche for the star of your favorite tale. Hallmark includes model no. 1583 and retailer’s name Spaulding & Co. First-rate definition and good heft.
Dimensions: H 2 ½ x D 5 ½ in. Weight: 10 troy ounces. BI723$1,100
Rococo 950 silver covered soup tureen on stand. Made by Christofle in Paris. Tureen: squat with concave and curved sides. Chased gadrooning on stippled ground and circular cartouches with applied foliate borders. Reeded rim. Bracket side handles with foliate mounts. Foliate mounts also applied to 4 scrolled supports. Cover: domed with gadrooning and pomegranate finial. Stand: cartouche-form with oval well and reeded rim. Chased scrolls, foliage, and gadrooning as well as 2 circular... Click for details$32,500
Set of 10 sterling silver bread-and-butter plates. Made by Graff, Washbourne & Dunn in New York, ca. 1910. Each: plate has well with chased and repousse geometric ornament. Scrolls foliage, and flowers applied to rim. Hallmark includes model no. 2356 and retailer’s name Bailey Banks & Biddle Co. Excellent condition with fine definition and patina.
Dimensions: H ¾ x D 7 ¼ in. Total weight: 63 troy ounces. BI769$4,500
Art Nouveau sterling silver bread tray, ca. 1900. Oval well and concave sides. Chased and repousse foliage on interior sides and well. Hallmarked “Sterling 7008.” Excellent condition.
Dimensions: H 2 ¼ x W 11 x D 7 in. Weight: 7.5 troy ounces. BI670$495
German 800 silver spice box in form of snipe, ca. 1900. A compact bird with dense feathers, long and tapering beak, beady eyes, and clawed talons. Head is detachable and pierced. Hallmarked. Excellent condition with rich patina.
Dimensions: H 4 ¾ x W 8 x D 2 in. Weight: 5 troy ounces. BI758$2,000
Sterling silver coffee and tea service in Pyramid pattern. Made by Georg Jensen in Copenhagen. This service comprises 1 coffeepot with cover, 1 teapot with cover, 1 creamer, and 1 sugar with cover, all on tray.
Coffeepot: Cylindrical diagonal spout. Teapot: Conical with integral diagonal spout. Scroll handle with partial ebonized wood. Creamer: conical with flared rim, volute scroll handle, and small lip spout. Sugar: Conical. All covers stepped with ball finial. Tray: oval with curved... Click for details$40,000
Sterling silver centerpiece bowl inset with hardstones. Made by Buccellati in Milan. Ovoid with hammered and tapering sides. Incised square frames have applied foliate mount inset with cabochon cut stones. The stones are alternating bloodstone and lapis. Foliate border applied to top and bottom. Spread and fluted foot mounted to plain base. Rim is scrolled, fluted, and incised. A sophisticated design that emphasizes the handiwork and malleability of the metal. Hallmarked. Excellent... Click for details$25,000
Victorian sterling silver creamer. Made by Roberts & Belk in Sheffield in 1874. Fluted and baluster body, raised foot, capped scroll handle, and helmet mouth with molded rim. Engraved and stylized flowers, foliage, and stars. Hallmarked. Excellent condition with nice patina.
Dimensions: H 7 x W 4 x D 3 in. Weight: 7.7 troy ounces. BL378$600
Sterling silver square tray. Made by R. Wallace in Wallingford, ca. 1900. Square well with curved and everted sides. Rim has chased and pierced scrollwork. Hallmark includes model no. 820.
Dimensions: H ½ x W 5 ½ x D 5 ½ in. Weight: 4 troy ounces. BI700$325